Events in and around Merseyside
There are lots of events going on in and around Merseyside. To find out how to get there by public transport please use the Merseytravel journey planner or visit our Travelling Around section for timetables and route information.
Destination Merseyside with Merseyrail
There's so much to see and do around Merseyside, for all the family. A Merseyrail family ticket is a great way to save money on your day out at just £11 for a family of two adults and up to three children.
If you're stuck for ideas on where to go and what to do just visit Destination Merseyside
for inspiration on where you can travel to on our network for a fantastic day out with the family. for inspiration on where you can travel to on our network for a fantastic day out with the family.
2017 Gymnastics British Championships, Echo Arena - Thursday 2nd March to Sunday 26th March 2017
Great Britain's Olympic heroes Max Whitlock and Claudia Frangapane will be competing in Liverpool this March. How will they fare against the best gymnasts in Britain? Find out at the Echo Arena.
LEAP Festival, North Docks Creative Hub - Wednesday 1st March to Sunday 12th March 2017
LEAP festival will celebrate its silver anniversary with a challenging programme of dance exploring this year’s theme of Camouflage, with the majority of the programme taking place at the pop-up dance house at MAKE Liverpool, in Liverpool’s North Docks.
The festival’s confirmed line-up of national and internationally renowned dance companies will examine the role of identity, discrimination and discuss how misconceptions affect us all, while the festival’s community-focused day and artist takeover day aim to showcase the multitude of talent from across the region.
Tickets for the festival are available via The Unity Theatre box office and for more information about the festival please visit http://www.leap2017.co.uk
Randox Health Grand National, Aintree Racecourse - Thursday 6th April to Saturday 8th April 2017
The jewel in the crown of Merseyside's sporting calendar - the biggest horse racing festival in the world returns. Keep an eye on our website for information on how to get to this event.
67:17 - 50 Summers of Love, Citywide - April to August 2017
A fantastic season of events and performances, inspired by the golden anniversary of the Summer of Love. The Summer of 1967, saw avant-garde art force its way into the mainstream changing the world as we know it forever.
The full programme of events and performances to be announced. In the meantime, why not take a trip on the fabulous Dazzle Ferry designed by the man behind the Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club album cover - Sir Peter Blake.
Sound City, Clarence Dock - Saturday 27th April to Sunday 28th April 2017
Celebrating its 10 year anniversary, Sound City returns to Clarence Dock for its biggest year ever! Full details are yet to be announced. Visit the Sound City website for more details.
Rock N Roll Marathon, City Centre - Saturday 27th May to Sunday 28th May 2017
The home of popular music, plays host to the UK's most popular marathon. There's loads more going on in 2017 - a Saturday 5k, 2-day Expo and of course the main event on Sunday. Don't miss out!
Mersey River Festival, Waterfront - Friday 23rd June to Sunday 25th June 2017
Liverpool's maritime heritage is celebrated in June, with the arrival of the Mersey River Festival. Alongside tall ships from all over the world, visitors will be treated to everything from air displays to river racing to watersports.
More details will be announced nearer to the date. If you're planning to visit the waterfront for the festival, remember that the ferry is a great way to take in the whole of Liverpool's UNESCO waterfront.
Liverpool International Music Festival, Sefton Park - Friday 21st July to Sunday 23rd July 2017
Sefton Park is once again home to the Liverpool International Music Festival, which promises to be jam packed with great live music - everything from household names to up and coming acts from around the country.
For all the latest information, visit the LIMF festival website.
National Museums Liverpool
National Museums Liverpool is a group of museums and galleries. The collections at the various museums are among the most important and varied in Europe and contain everything from Impressionist paintings and rare beetles to a lifejacket from the Titanic.
Find out more about the museums as well as special exhibitions and events by visiting their website.
Shiverpool Ghost Bus Tour
Take your seats for a non-stop theatrical bus tour onboard a historic Routemaster Bus. En route, the thrills and spills, and secret history, of one of the world's greatest cities await!
For more information visit the Shiverpool website.
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